Fans were shocked when Zayn Malik announced he was leaving One Direction in March 2015. But as astute Directioners know, the signs were there all along. While his bandmates have been all smiles over the past five years, Zayn began showing signs of discontent as early as 2011. Click ahead to see the photographic evidence.
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